Bessemer Alliance is a close-knit group of dedicated partners allied with an extended network of first-rate collaborators. While the term alliance describes the composition of our company, it also speaks to our philosophy as individuals. We enjoy working with people and are always looking to cultivate long-standing alliances with our clients, collaborators and co-workers. In our experience, partnerships that are productive and meaningful not only improve the quality of life for all involved, they can be major catalysts for innovation. Learn about what we do.
Russ SaboPartner, President, Strategy Lead Russ has over 25 years of experience in new business creation. He brings to our clients a background anchored in both “on the street” customer-facing roles, as well as a diverse range of new business development experiences that have allowed him to successfully steer many new ventures through the icebergs of corporate politics.
Jeremy KoempelPartner, Design Director Jeremy has managed and produced award winning, ground-breaking work for a diverse range of clients including the National Academy of Sciences, Whirlpool, Cisco, and Panasonic. He possesses a deep passion for and expertise in the areas of technology, human-centered design, and visual design and thrives to devise elegant solutions at the intersection thereof.
Mike BarnesLead Analyst, Research Lead Mike has nearly a decade of experience analyzing vertical market segments and determining prevailing trends. He has worked with a wide variety of clients across industrial, infrastructure, energy, and technology segments throughout the globe. Mike is passionate about learning and is always looking to see how clients can adapt their businesses to be forward-thinking and create value for their customers.
Lauren MillerSenior Interaction Designer and Researcher Lauren has spent over a decade solving complex problems and designing engaging products and solutions. In work and in life, she strives to strike a balance between clarity, value, and playfulness - her goal is to make people’s jobs easier, more meaningful, and occasionally more fun. Lauren loves technology, music, human development, futurist sci-fi, and imitating accents.
Jacob MazzeiResearch Analyst Jacob has over five years of experience analyzing technologies, industries, and markets. He has worked on diverse problems from improving the wave generation of a wake boat to modelling an intermodal paper product supply chain to reduce freight costs. Jacob’s goal is to provide clients actionable insights for new and interesting problems.
Derek ReagerSenior Interaction Designer In a nutshell, collaborating to craft purposeful and delightful user experiences is Derek’s forte. He strives to turn validated user needs into simple and understandable interfaces. Derek is a DIYer of everything, loves spending time outdoors on adventures and is considered an environmental steward—always considering our impact on our planet and communities.
Terri FuellgrafResearch Analyst Terri has over 20 years of running small and medium size businesses and has translated her experience to consulting with experience in chemical, electrical and construction industries. Through her real-world experience she brings clear, pragmatic insights to each engagement.
Mark CrosierAlliance Partner, New Ventures and Engineering Technology innovator and thought leader in the management and control of electricity demand though pervasive Internet devices. Recognized and well-connected leader in the European Clean Tech Sector and UK knowledge economy with extensive European and US experience.
Members of our team have had the great fortune to create successful ventures, products and services with amazing companies large and small.
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